As you can imagine, the road to live performance for the EAC has been as no other. Despite the Pandemic EAC continued to rehearse in preparation for a triumphant return to live performing
Note learning took place via Zoom, led by conductor Les Olive and EAC's accompanist Jonathan Lilley remotely located in Waltham Abbey, where he is organist. EAC's performance skills were maintained via two live stream concerts; the Christmas stream receiving one and half thousand views on YouTube. Summer came and choirs were allowed to gather outside, so EAC hired a marquee and rehearsed on balmy evenings as the sun set.
The EAC has since returned to ‘normal’ rehearsals, and in October performed a world premiere of a piece they commissioned by contemporary composer Paul Carr.
EAC has welcomed a number of additional singers who have signed up for the Elijah Challenge.
EAC is now adding the final touches for an exciting performance of Elijah this month in London, at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Read more about Elijah here